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Decatur County, IN

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Education

The level of education of our workforce is a critical factor for economic and community development. It often provides insight into the skill levels of a local area. The metrics provided here focus on the attainment of degrees and high school graduates' higher education intent. The type of work (occupations) residents perform can also assist in understanding skill levels.

Educational Attainment
 19701980199020002015
Total Population 25 and Older12,16813,41114,62515,94817,634
    Less than 9th Grade4,0422,8501,6601,038600
    9th to 12th, No Diploma2,2782,2982,3862,3011,412
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)4,3986,0936,9507,5737,991
    Some College, No Degree  1,5932,3903,337
    Associate Degree  6218171,429
    Bachelors Degree  7481,1191,890
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  667710927
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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